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There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Lucca by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N. Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca Re

26€ - 82€

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Bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi Baltour

16€ - 23€

3 alternative options

Bus via Florence Airport (FLR)  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence 537
  2. Take the bus from Viale Gori, 18 to Verdi 4 Dd

21€ - 28€

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Venice to Lucca 306.4 km

35€ - 60€

Fly  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Pisa (PSA) VCE - PSA

46€ - 195€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Lucca is to bus which costs 15€ - 24€ and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Lucca is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Verdi 4 via Gemignani Poste and Viale Gori, 18. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Lucca. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Lucca via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Venice and Lucca is 229 km. The road distance is 306.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lucca without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs 26€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Venice to Lucca, including transfers.

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Venice to Lucca bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lucca is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs 26€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus via Florence Airport (FLR), which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 6h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 6h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Lucca.
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  • Distance: 228.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Lucca, Italy?

You can take a train from Venice to Lucca via Firenze S.M.N. in around 4h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Lucca via Florence, Florence, Gemignani Poste, and Viale Gori, 18 in around 6h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Viale Gori, 18 to Verdi 4
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
VaiBus
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi
Phone
800 570530
Email
segreteria@capautolinee.it
Website
capautolinee.it
Bus from Viale Gori, 18 to Piazzale Verdi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
C.A.P. Consorzio Autolinee Pratesi
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to MONTECATINI TERME - Stazione Ferroviaria Fermata Lazzi
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Baltour

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Lucca bus services, operated by VaiBus, arrive at Verdi 4 station.

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Venice to Lucca train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Lucca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Lucca is 306 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Venice to Lucca.

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Alitalia, Ryanair, Volotea and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Pisa Airport.

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Book your Venice to Lucca train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 2436+ hotels available in Lucca. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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